Craft Blade

R75.00

A craft blade with a swivel head, also known as a swivel knife, is a versatile tool that can be used in various crafts. The swivel head allows the blade to rotate, providing more control and ease of movement when cutting intricate designs.

Each Craft Blade comes with one handle (17 cm) and one blade.

Hint: add a drop of silicon oil in the head for a smooth swivel.

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Here are some ways you can use a craft blade with a swivel head in your crafts:

  1. Paper Crafts: Use the swivel blade to create precise and detailed cuts in paper crafts like cardmaking, scrapbooking, and paper cutting art. The rotating blade allows you to follow intricate patterns and curves smoothly.
  2. Leatherworking: A swivel blade is ideal for leather crafting, as it can cut through leather with precision. You can use it to cut out intricate shapes for leather accessories like wallets, keychains, and bracelets.
  3. Fabric Cutting: When working with fabric, a swivel blade is useful for cutting intricate patterns, especially in appliqué and quilting projects. The rotating blade allows for easy maneuvering around curves and tight corners.
  4. Vinyl and Sticker Cutting: If you work with vinyl or stickers, the swivel blade can help you cut out precise designs and shapes. This is particularly handy for creating custom decals and embellishments.
  5. Rubber Stamping: In rubber stamping and printmaking, a swivel blade can be used to carve intricate designs on rubber blocks or linoleum for printing.
  6. Foam Board and Foam Crafts: When working with foam board or foam sheets, a swivel blade enables you to cut smooth and accurate shapes, making it useful for model building or creating foam-based decorations.
  7. Styrofoam and Polystyrene Cutting: A swivel blade is handy for shaping and sculpting styrofoam or polystyrene foam for various craft projects, including dioramas, theater props, and model-making.
  8. Faux Calligraphy and Lettering: Use the swivel blade to create faux calligraphy or decorative lettering by cutting out stencils or templates for tracing.
  9. Pumpkin Carving: During Halloween or seasonal crafts, a swivel blade can be used to carve intricate designs on pumpkins, adding a unique touch to your jack-o’-lanterns.
  10. Mixed Media Art: Incorporate the swivel blade into mixed media projects to cut out various materials like cardboard, chipboard, or thin wood veneers.

Always exercise caution and proper safety measures when using craft blades with swivel heads, as they are sharp tools. Remember to use a cutting mat or protective surface to avoid damage to your work area and keep the blade sharp for clean cuts.